Tuesday, November 18, 2014




The Patriots backfield is usually one to avoid, however if your in a bind and need a running back,then look to scoop up Jonas Gray from the waiver wire this week. He rushed for 199 yards and 4 touchdowns on 38 attempts in week 11, and seems to have won over Bill Belichick as well as the starting job. Look for him in 73% of yahoo standard leagues, and use your waiver priority if you have it.

The Rams are once again being led by Shaun Hill, and with a competent quarterback throwing
passes, Kenny Britt has once again hit the fantasy relevant radar. Britt caught 4 of 7 passes for 128 yards and one touchdown as the Rams trampled all over Peyton and the Broncos. It was obvious that Shaun Hill was looking to hit Britt on any and every pass he threw, so look for Britt to be a constant fantasy producer as the season goes forward. He is only owned in 16% of yahoo leagues, and that number will quickly change come Wednesday morning, so get on it while you can, if you can.

The Saints receiving core has always been one to avoid, except for Jimmy Graham and the addition of Brandin Cooks this season, no player has ever been able to put up consistent good fantasy weeks, Brees just loves spreading the love too much. Now it seems as though the Saints will be without Cooks has been placed on season ending IR, bringing Kenny Stills right into the picture. Stills has always had great receiving talent, but has been buried in the Saints offense, but now has the opportunity to shine as the only other real option along side Colston and Graham. He is only owned in 15% of leagues, and should provide 10+ fantasy point games for the remainder of the season.

I was wrong, and I'll be the first to admit it. Last week Crowell was featured in our "IGNORE"
section on the weekly waiver wire, but now we our upgrading him to our pick-up list. The Browns backfield has been extremely messy this year, but it might have finally gotten a little bit cleaner this week as the team has parted ways with running back Ben Tate. This moves cuts the three-headed work horse down to two, and no matter who starts, Crowell and West are sure to split carries and both rack up 10+ fantasy points on a weekly average. Crowell has started the last two games for the Browns and is clearly more talented then West. He's only owned in 24% of yahoo leagues and is a must add this week as he has the tastiest of matchups against the Falcons. 

Blake Bortles has been many things this season, but accurate he has not. However they throw the ball up tons of times whenever they fall behind, which is always, so the Jags receiving core has been getting tons of targets. Marcedes Lewis is coming off injury at the perfect time, as Allen Robinson is gone for the season and Hurns is dealing with concussion symptoms, so he gives Bortles a much needed set of hands. If you need tight end with Julius Thomas hurting and Dwayne Allen out, look to grab Lewis in 99% of standard yahoo leagues.

Chris Hogan is a very intriguing candidate to make our list this week. In the last five games, he has only once received less than 6 targets, and also only once caught less than five passes for 50+ yards. He seems to have become Kyle Orton's checkdown man, behind only Sammy Watkins in targets. Sammy is also banged up, so Hogan's targets should only increase as the season continues, so don't fret if you can't snag Britt, Hogan is a great pick-up in 99% of standard leagues.

Dwayne Allen is down and out with an ankle injury, and his timetable is unknown as of now, but he will miss time without a doubt. Coby Fleener is the other tight end on the Colts that has any chance of producing fantasy points in Allen's absence. Fleener is owned in only 43% of standard leagues right now, so if you lost Allen, go grab Fleener if you can. 

Ahmad Bradshaw has officially been ruled out for the rest of the season witha fractured fibula,
opening the door for backup backup running back Daniel Herron. We all know Trent Richardson belongs in the grouch's garbage can, as he has been just terrible whenever he's been given the chance, which makes Herron an promising addition to your fantasy team. The Colts will most likely give Trent one more shot at the starting gig, and once he fumbles that away with a weak performance, the path should crystal clear for Herron to takeover. He's only owned in 2% of leagues, and should be picked up in all 12-team leagues asap.


Julius Thomas is questionable to play this week with his sprained ankle, and Emmanuel Sanders is also very questionable, still needing to pass the NFL's concussion protocols, making Tamme a speculative add if these two don't play. If either are out, Manning will have no choice but to throw to Tamme, so keep a close eye on the status of both Julius and Emmanuel.

Do not be fooled by Gresham's 14 point game this past week, as he only caught 2 of 3 passes, it was the fact that both passes were for touchdowns that he got any points, period. This is not a viable fantasy option at tight end, especially when there are so many much better, consistent options out there.

Again, avoid avoid avoid, just because he caught one pass for an 80 yard touchdown, does not make him a fantasy starter. He was only thrown to twice on the day, and really hasn't seen much more action any of the last few weeks. The Titans receiving core is pretty much off limits.

Roy Helu Jr. is a guy playing as a running back, but isn't getting any actual rushing attempts, therefore is fully dependent on getting the ball in the passing game. This week he caught 6 of 6 passes for 57 yards and one touchdown. His fantasy production is fully based on RGIII throwing him the ball, which can't be counted on in any amount. Do not grab him, pass-on!!!

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